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  • Understanding Teacher Educationby James Calderhead; Susan B. Shorrock

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    This text reports a study of 20 student primary teachers, 10 on a conventional PGCE course and 10 on a school-based articled teacher training course. documenting their learning experiences over a two year period, the authors explore the factors that facilitate or impede the students' learning as teachers. In drawing upon these case studies together... more...

  • Power to Teachby Wendy Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    This book illustrates hitherto unexamined connections between the present state of teacher education in the UK and past models of practice. It locates contemporary debates within ongoing historical tensions over what constitutes a sound and proper start to a career in teaching. Questions as to the constituents of a professional training, the essential... more...

  • Managing Teaching Assistantsby Anne Watkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    This is a practical guide to the role, management, and deployment of teaching assistants. It offers comprehensive and informed support, underpinned by illustrative case studies throughout. Information and practical guidance is given on: the role and competencies of teaching assistants how to audit the existing teaching assistant provision in the... more...

  • Inside Secrets to Finding a Teaching Jobby Jack Warner; Clyde Bryan

    JIST Publishing 2003; US$ 12.95

    Interview advice from teachers, administrators, directors, department chairs, etc. more...

  • Primary Teacher Educationby Colin Richards; Neil Simco; Sam Twiselton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    Informed professional debate about primary teacher education is long overdue. This book provides a sense of direction and impetus in this debate by focusing on pressing topical issues of policy and provision. There is focus on the current national scrutiny of initial and inservice teacher training, which is resulting in the development of a National... more...

  • The Ethical Dimensions of School Leadershipby P.T. Begley; Olof Johansson

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 57.69

    Among the many significant features of this volume is the dedication to the late Don Willower, Professor of Education at Pennsylvania State University. It is significant in light of Willower?s long record of major contributions to the empirical literature in Educational Administration and his mentorship of many students steeped in the tradition of... more...

  • Career Development for Teachersby Jim Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    Designed to help student and practising teachers further their careers and apply for new jobs, this text describes where to look for a job, how to approach the interview, how to write a letter of application and prepare a CV, and how to map out career priorities. more...

  • A Guide to Staff & Educational Developmentby David Baume; Peter Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    Systematic support for improving education and learning in further and higher education, has moved to centre stage in recent years. This is reflected in the increasing membership of professional bodies. Most new staff are encouraged to engage in staff development programmes, but receive little training to do so. This book has been written to meet this... more...

  • Next Steps in Teachingby Michael Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This guide charts the NQT's next steps in teaching from finishing a teacher training programme, through to the probationary year, and then into the comparatively settled routine of the second and third years of teaching. Suitable for all new teachers in secondary schools, this book aims to: help with navigating the pitfalls of teaching describe... more...

  • Managing Partnership in Teacher Training and Developmentby Hazel Bines; John Welton

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    The trend towards partnership between higher education and other education providers is a dominant theme of 1990s education. Political attention has focused on initial teacher training, but in this book, the authors argue for a policy of professional development which links initial teacher education, continuing professional development, and research.... more...